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Sherwood Island State Park

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Great place to walk your dogs, just bring a leash!

It's a nice place to go for a run or to walk your dog. Easy to park, never too crowded and the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Andrew L
Great way to spend a warm day

Lots of paths for walking, biking, roller blading, flying a kite. Great space in the spring before... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Westport, Connecticut
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Sherwood Island Connector, Westport, CT 06880
+1 203-226-6983
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It's a nice place to go for a run or to walk your dog. Easy to park, never too crowded and the views are exceptional.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Andrew L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lots of paths for walking, biking, roller blading, flying a kite. Great space in the spring before it gets too busy!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank ctgreenes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sherwood is one of my favorite parks. We love coming all seasons and jog, take long walks, and bring our dogs when off-season. The park rangers are always nice and even give me friendly reminders when the park us closing.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Globaltraveler108
Reviewed December 15, 2018

I love walking along the Long Island Sound. The parking is free Oct 1st thru April or May. There are plenty of tables for a picnic outside and inside the pavilion. The 911 tribute is very touching.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kim449
Reviewed November 11, 2018

We have lived near Sherwood Island but never visited until recently. We took our dog there in the fall and it was a really nice place to take a walk. They don’t allow dogs in the summer season. The beach area is very nice. I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank NeilAA123
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

I really enjoy walking my dog during the off season. NOT happy with people that don’t follow the leash law rules.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Fairfield-Traveler11
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Beautiful sand beach, but be careful if you want to swim, the ground is full of shells, you should keep shoes. The place is nice to hike, too.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KevinGlobeTrotter
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

For me, it’s a beach within 25 minutes of home where I can park and spend the day. Non-residents can’t park at the other Fairfield County beaches until after Labor Day. Is it the best beach I’ve ever been to? Hardly. But it does to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank hollyk28
Reviewed August 17, 2018

For CT residents as long as your car is registered in the state, admission is free. Beach has several different areas for laying out, and grilling. Weekends can get busy, during the week is different. Great beach to take a walk on as well as...More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank h0ylandm
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Spent a day with my family. It had great facilities and walking trails. There was lots of convienent parking.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank joeuljaj
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February 26, 2019|
Response from Fredflintstone68 |
You do need a permit. The park office number is 203-226-6983. They can tell you if a permit has been issued.
Pam M
July 29, 2018|
Response from donalx | Reviewed this property |
I don't know but there are some charcoal grills there